TITLE

Reddit Shuts Down Some Racist, Anti-Semitic Web Forums

PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Intelligence Report;Winter2015, Issue 159, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that online bulletin board Reddit is planning to close several hate-filled internet forums. Topics discussed include views of Steve Huffman, chief executive officer at Reddit on a ban on racist subreddits, role of neo-Nazi Web forums like Vanguard News Network and Stormfront to promote hatred, and issues concerning suspension of accounts of white nationalist hate group after contacts with nonprofit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
ACCESSION #
110667600

 

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